English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Hortun, Horton 1086 DB 12 Sawl21d 1165–89 Puds l.12 Sawl2 1379 PT
  • Horton in Crauen, Horton in Craven 13 YDi 1342 Ass11 1606 FF


'Farm on dirty land', v. horu , tūn , Craven 1supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site